Western banded Snake Eagle
Western banded Snake Eagle ©ibc.lynxeds.com

Order Accipitriformes

Family Accipitridae

Genus Circaetus

Scientific Name

Circaetus cinerascens

Thumbnail Description

It is capable to swallow 75-cm-long snakes both venomous or non-venomous

Size & Weight

BODY-LENGTH: 55 – 60 cm

WEIGHT: 1,125 grams

WINGSPAN: 114 cm

Habitat

Woodlands

Range

Senegal, Gambia, Ethiopia, Rift Valley, southern Angola, Zimbabwe

Diet

Snakes, small vertebrates, lizards, water monitors, tortoises, small rodents,

Number of Eggs

1 egg

Incubation Period

35 – 55 days

Nestling Period

Unknown

Nest

WIDTH: 45 – 60 cm

DEPTH: 15 – 25 cm

Fledging Period

70 – 105 days

Gestation Period

Unknown

Weaning Period

Unknown

Sexual Maturity

Unknown

Population

Unknown

Lifespan

Unknown

Speed

Unknown

Baby Name

Unknown

Home Range

3,800,000 km2

Group Size

Unknown

Predators

Unknown

Sounds

kok-kok-kok-kok-kok

Behavior

Diurnal

Conservation Status

Least Concern